What actually is stress?

In brief, stress is a feeling of being under abnormal pressure, whether from an increased workload, an argument with a family member, or financial worries.


How to manage and reduce stress? 
-Via the Mental Health Foundation
Techniques to reduce stress
Other learning areas: 

Area One: Stress Exploration 

This worksheet will help you identify the triggers and what you can do to overcome these triggers. 

Area Two:  Symptoms of Stress

The Symptoms of Stress handout briefly defines stress, and differentiates between acute and chronic stress.

Area Three:  Healthy vs. Unhealthy coping strategies 

Coping strategies are the actions we take to deal with stress, problems, or uncomfortable emotions.